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California Western School of Law is honored to announce Alissa L. Bjerkhoel ’08 and Michael E. Scott, Jr. ’09 as recipients of the 2010 Adrianne Baker Fellowship. The Adrianne Baker Fellowship Program is California Western’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program for graduates employed by a legal aid, legal services, or other nonprofit advocacy or policy organizations. […]

This week, California Western announced five new members to the Council of Visitors, a non-governing body of volunteers from across the U.S. that provides expert advice and counsel to the law school. “We are honored to welcome these outstanding professionals and civic leaders from around the country to the Council of Visitors,” says Dean Steven […]

Hansdeep Singh ’08, is building a rewarding career with his acceptance of a position at UNITED SIKHS in New York. He serves as the staff attorney and International Civil and Human Rights Advocate (ICHRA). UNITED SIKHS is a UN-affiliated, international nonprofit, non-governmental, humanitarian relief, human development, and advocacy organization. Its mission is to empower those in […]

The 76 California Western School of Law graduates who passed the February Bar exam were given the opportunity to participate in the Oath of Professional Conduct this morning, prior to the State Bar of California Swearing-In Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter. Judges Anthony J. Battaglia ’74, Robert C. Coates ’70, Judith […]

Yesterday, Judge Anthony J. Battaglia, a 1974 graduate of California Western School of Law, was nominated by President Obama to a seat on the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. Battaglia’s nomination follows his recent appointment to magistrate judge observer of the Judicial Conference of the United States by Chief Justice John G. Roberts. […]

When the California Bar Foundation announced the recipients of the Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship, the selection of three graduates from California Western School of Law made it the most-honored law school in the state. “It is an honor to share in the achievement of these graduates,” says Dean Steven R. Smith. “While this prestigious honor […]

Monday, over 200 graduates of California Western School of Law walked across the stage at Spreckles Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park in a commencement ceremony dedicated to the late Dwight E. Stanford. Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court Carol A. Corrigan addressed graduates and attendees as the school celebrated its 99th commencement.  The ceremony […]

On Monday, 10 California Western alumni were admitted to the highest U.S. court when they were sworn in to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C. The new members of the Bar of the Supreme Court were greeted by fellow alumnus and Supreme Court Fellow Inria Axelrod-Angres ’99 at […]

Last week, Secretary of Defense Robert E. Gates appointed retired Navy Vice Adm. Bruce E. MacDonald ’87 to the position of convening authority for military commissions. Among other responsibilities the retired three-star admiral will oversee the military’s war court.  MacDonald was selected for the U.S. Navy Law Education Program, graduating from California Western in 1987. […]

California Western School of Law begins accepting applications for the Adrianne Baker Fellowship yesterday. The fellowship is the school’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program for graduates employed by a legal aid, legal services, or other nonprofit advocacy or policy organizations. The fellowship was named after the late Adrianne Baker, a 1989 graduate of California Western who […]

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